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The Travels of Marco Polo Setting & Symbolism

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China

China is the name that refers to northern and southern provinces of China called Cathay and Manzi. Both major provinces of China are ruled by the Great Khan as successor to Chinghiz. His palace is in Khan-balik which is Peking

Russia

Russia is the name that refers to one of the three lesser regions parceled out by the Great Khan to minor family khans

Levant

Levant is a name that refers to the region from eastern Persia to the Mediterranean which is also one of three lesser regions parceled out by the Great Khan to minor family khans

Turkestan

Turkestan is the name that refers to one of Central Asia's three lesser regions parceled out by the Great Khan to minor family khans.

Acre

Acre is the name of the easternmost outpost of Latin Christendom where Polos meet with Tedaldo Visconti who becomes Pope Gregory X in...

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